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Pinney Talfourd’s Family team welcome Rukhma Sohail to the team

Pinney Talfourd’s Family team welcome Rukhma Sohail to the team
We are delighted to welcome Rukhma Sohail to our Family team. Rukhma qualified as a solicitor in 2019 and is interested in developing her practice in all areas of family law covered by the firm. Our Family team is ranked by Legal 500 2020 as a Tier 1 family team in Essex. Legal 500 is an independent and definitive guide to the best law firms in the...
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Angela Sharma joins the Pinney Talfourd Family Law team

Angela Sharma joins the Pinney Talfourd Family Law team
Pinney Talfourd are delighted to welcome Angela Sharma to our Family Law team. Angela qualified as a solicitor in 1997 and has over 20 years' experience as a family law expert.Angela specialises in cases involving divorce, financial remedy, child arrangement orders, cohabitation agreements, prenuptial and post-nuptial agreements, civil partnerships...
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Mum’s the word but not Dad

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A recent refusal by the Supreme Court to hear a final appeal by Freddy McConnell has shown that clarity is needed on Transgender rights in the UK. Freddy, 32, was born a woman but has lived as a man for several years. He retained his female reproductive system, and in 2018, with the help of fertility treatment, gave birth to a child.Mum or Dad?When...
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How third party interests affect divorce proceedings

How third party interests affect divorce proceedings
As life has become more complicated so have divorce and financial remedy proceedings. More and more cases need intervention by a third party who for a plethora of reasons may need to become a party in the financial remedy proceedings. The most common scenario is when a family member has an interest in a property that forms part of the matrimonial a...
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Costly mistakes when couples divorce

Costly mistakes when couples divorce
Divorce is never easy and is an emotional time for all concerned. Don't let your emotions cause costly mistakes.It's all too easy to become embroiled in who is right and who is wrong and lose sight of the long term position. Here are some of the costly mistakes people make when divorcing.Not considering mediation​Mediation can save you thousands of...
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Planned reform of 'no fault' divorce halted

Planned reform of 'no fault' divorce halted
The planned reform to the divorce process in England and Wales to introduce a way to get divorced without blaming the other party has been halted due to the prorogation of Parliament. This has left many professionals who work in this field and those who have campaigned for change, disappointed. Currently, if a married couple decide mutually that th...
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Property and Family Lawyers made up to Partners

Property and Family Lawyers made up to Partners
Lawyers Sebastian Burrows and Paul Berry have been announced as achieving Partner status at Pinney Talfourd, effective from Monday 1 May 2017.

We are delighted to announce that on 1 May we will have two new Partners at Pinney Talfourd.

Paul Berry of our Residential Property Team and Sebastian Burrows of our Family Team have been recognised for their dedication and outstanding results by becoming Partners in this year’s promotion announcements.

Achieving Partner status is no mean feat. A set of rigorous objectives and KPIs need to be achieved including building close relationships with clients and business contacts, leading on internal and developmental projects, outstanding performance in specific areas and the development of new initiatives to drive the firm forward.

Philip Cockram, Managing Partner, said that “Paul has done a fantastic job leading our residential property team and has embraced fully our culture of quality, expertise and service to clients”. Paul has led the Residential Property Team for the last two years in which time the team has flourished. Philip considers Paul to be “a great asset to the firm’.

Sebastian joined our Family Team in 2014 and has become a driving force behind our expansion into Canary Wharf. Philip said of Sebastian “Seb blends excellent technical ability with a real passion for his work and clients’ interests and has something really special to offer the partnership team going forwards.”

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